FOSSILS OF NEW JERSEY


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The word fossil comes from the Latin, fossilis meaning "dug up"

Dolphin skull from Calvert Cliffs


Skates, Rays,
Ratfish and
Boney Fishes

Invertebrates

 



 


Favorite Finds
Photo Gallery

 

Microfossils 

   


Trips and Finds
 

 
     


 
   It was widely believed that this entire subclass of fishes was extinct. Then in 1938, a living coelacanth  was discovered off the coast of Southeast Africa Coelacanth
Diplurus newarki (Bryant, 1934)
 Late Triassic
 Lockatong Formation
  North Bergen, New Jersey
   
New Jersey
Coelacanth

 
 

 

Calvert Cliffs
Dolphin Skull
New Jersey
Cretaceous Turtle
Monmouth County
points
  Donated to NJSM  
     


Photo Galleries
 
Photo Archive
Database
Nature Photos
 
Gastropods
   
  The Ferns of St Clair
 
 

 


LINKS
 

The Big Brook web site An excellent site on Big Brook and Shark River
Black River Fossils Great site, sections on NJ
elasmo.com The bible on shark teeth
Delaware Valley Paleontological Society (DVPS) - I'm a member
fossil sharks and rays from the Cretaceous of The Netherlands A nice site with some excellent pictures
NJGS New Jersey Geological Survey
NJSM New Jersey State Museum
Patricks shark teeth Site devoted to Squalicorax
Fossil Forum A number of members from NJ
SharkToothCollector Some awesome teeth
 Fossil Guy All around great site
   

 

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